The January ISM new manufacturing export orders index slipped 1 percentage point from DEcember to 50.5 percent in its second month of expansion since May 2012. The January ISM manufacturing material imports index dropped 1.5 percentage points from December to 50 percent, with import levels unchanged.
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Data Included: 1/2013
Source: Institute of Supply Management, "Manufacturing Report on Business," www.ism.ws